WHEW! I’ll cut to the chase because as you can tell, there was quite a bit of news I wanted to point out this week!
Even I’ve been slacking lately on putting video out there… but not sure about YouTube? Here’s a reason you may want to pay attention: The Average YouTube User Watched 100 Videos in May [STATS]
On, another (and som what random) note- I should be getting my new iPhone next week. I’ll let you know how it is, and I can’t WAIT for this feature!
… and because I’ll forever be a fan… a little King of Pop Tribute (you HAVE to check it out!)
Until next time, enjoy your weekend!
Lindsay’s SEO and SMM Alerts- 6/25 Addition
Why Your Next Business Card May Be Virtual
It’s coming…. Are you prepared?
7 Steps to Creating and Cultivating a Brand in Social Media
“In business, we learn through everything we do and it influences all that we try and repeat. When something new comes along, we tend to view it with either enthusiasm or skepticism, or in some cases a bit of both. Such is true with the advent of Social Media. As business, marketing and service leaders, we face new challenges. We’re not quite sure how or why to implement the lessons and promises of social media into what we’re already doing. Nor do we understand how to experiment with it in ways that are safe and useful. We need answers, but questions and concerns face us at every step ahead.” -Brian Solis. Read More.
In Social Media, Engagement Has Its Rewards
“Prospects are not only searching for guidance, comparisons, and experiences through Google, they are also becoming increasingly social in every step of a decision making process. If brands do not identify the various stages of choice and resolution and also the networks where they socialize and explore, opportunities will be missed.” -Brian Solis. Read More.
Choosing the Right Keyphrases – Especially for the Smaller Sites!
“This post should provide you with real-life examples of the keyword decision making process and help you make sense of the output from the revamped Keyword Difficulty Tool“
Introducing the Beginner’s Guide to SEO v2.0
This week SEOmoz announce a new free tutorial on everything you need to know about getting your search engine rankings where they need to be. Check it out!
Most Marketers Not Profiting From Social Media
“According to the study, 65% of respondents said that their companies have not increased revenue or profited using social media. When asked about their biggest impediment, 36% of the respondents cited “not enough data or analytics to develop ROI” as their #1 challenge.” So what did the successful businesses do differently? Check it out.
Six Ways Blogs Are Changing the Web
“Blogging turned the once-boring website into an ever-changing, dynamic creature. With the advent of the blog came blogging software and the ability to quickly publish content. With more than 9.5 million downloads of its latest version (as of this writing), WordPress on a self-hosted server is one of the most popular blogging platforms available. But WordPress is no longer just for blogging. Ease of use combined with open-source development has turned WordPress into a powerful tool for building full-service websites. At this point it’s safe to say that WordPress is changing the way we use the web.” Here are six ways WordPress is changing the web
SEOmoz Weekly Search & Social News: 06/22/2010
Always a GREAT resource… check ‘em out.
4 Facebook Marketing Myths And How to Overcome Them
“Are you avoiding Facebook for marketing? Maybe you’re wondering, ‘Why should I care about Facebook?’ There’s a lot of misconceptions and frustrations floating around when it comes to Facebook. In this article, I’ll help debunk some of the big Facebook myths that may be preventing you from an amazing opportunity.” -Social Media Examiner